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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Prunella vulgaris ssp. lanceolata (W. Bart.) HultÚn
Lance selfheal, Self-heal
USDA Symbol: PRVUL2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Purple, Blue Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
AK , AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY Canada: NL
, PE Native Habitat:
Found growing in low meadows, open woodlands, roadsides, pasturelands, lake margins, and waste places in the east fourth of Texas; widespread throughout the Northern Hemisphere. USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement:
Sun , Part Shade Conditions Comments:
Low growing plant that is easily overlooked. The intricate flower is beautiful shades of purples and lavenders. Flowers form in dense clusters at stem
ends, each with a two-lipped arrangement, with its upper petal
resembling a hood.
BenefitUse Medicinal: Astringent
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
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April 19, 2006
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff